At around 12:30 AM on Monday 6/21/2021, IPD officers were called to an area hospital located in the 19600 block of E. 39th Street on a subject who was dropped off near the ambulance entrance with a gunshot wound to the head. Lifesaving measures were attempted, but the subject was pronounced deceased a short time later. The victim has been identified as Ales L. Carr, a 30-year-old female, from Kansas City, MO. At this time, the shooting is believed to have occurred at a residence in Independence MO. Police say this is an active homicide investigation being handled by their Criminal Investigations Unit. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Tips Hotline (816) 474-8477, IPD Tips at (816) 325-7777 or email email@example.com.